Marching with Aunt Susan
Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women's Suffrage
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Stirred into action, Bessie joins the movement and discovers that small efforts can result in small changes—and maybe even big ones.
Inspired by the diary of the real-life Bessie Keith Pond, a ten-year-old girl who lived in California during the suffrage campaign, author Claire Rudolf Murphy and illustrator Stacey Schuett offer a thought-provoking introduction to the fight for women's rights. This story of hope and determination is perfect for girl-power readers!
Praise For Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women's Suffrage…
"An excellent introduction to the women's movement in general and Susan B. Anthony, in particular" —Booklist
"Schuett's somewhat impressionistic gouache paintings effectively capture the time and place and convey the emotionally charged tenor of the campaign." —School Library Journal
"Rendered in thick, forceful strokes, Schuett's gouache paintings easily convey Bessie's energy and Anthony's conviction." —Publishers Weekly
Peachtree, 9781561459797, 36pp.
Publication Date: March 7, 2017
About the Author
Stacey Schuett holds degrees from Sierra College and the University of California Davis and has illustrated more than twenty-five picture books, many about strong leaders in American history. She lives in California.